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Schools expand driver's ed program

As part of a $274,400 state grant that the Effingham County School System received last fall, both local high schools have been able to expand their driver's education programs. A portion of the grant money was used to purchase two new Chevrolet Uplander's for use at each high school.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

School system to hold second annual job fair on March 8

Despite the growth in Effingham County, the public school system continues to retain its traditional values while staying focused on its vision for the future.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

CCA students visit Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Recently, the fourth graders at Covenant Christian Academy visited the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Schools may be getting more from state

The Georgia General Assembly has passed a bill that will restore approximately $905,000 of equalization money to the Effingham County School System.

March 01, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education

Rawski wins Rotary speech contest

Effingham County High School senior Rebecca Rawski won the Rotary Club's annual speech contest Thursday.

March 01, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education

A FORCE to be reckoned with

During the months of November and December several Effingham County schools took on the challenge of collecting canned food items for families in need in our community. The results are as follows:

February 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

GSU gets record crowd at open house

Continuing a growing trend, more than 750 prospective students were on campus for Georgia Southern University's open house, the largest number in the institution's more than 100-year history.

February 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Effingham Christian ready for the farm

The pre-K students at Effingham Christian School are ready to visit a farm. During the last few weeks, the students have learned about farm life as their teachers read "Charlotte's Web."

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Guyton Elementary's Glowing Gators

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Model UN takes second at UGA

The all-Effingham Model UN team for placed second at the University of Georgia's Model UN Conference Feb 1-3.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

South Effingham FFA visits Rayonier Tree Nursery

SEHS FFA Forestry Class attended Rayonier Tree Nursery in Glennville. Dean McCraw, nursery manager, discussed tree planting practices with the class. Items discussed were collection, pollination, germination, management, harvesting and sales of tree seedlings.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

ECHS lottery rewards students and teachers alike

Effingham County High School has provided the opportunity for students and teachers to receive a prize via a ticket lottery.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

South Effingham Middle School students job shadow at Temcor

As a forerunner to the Feb. 4 Junior Achievement and Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Groundhog Day Job Shadowing for area high school students, 11 eighth grade students from South Effingham Middle School and school counselors Donna Kessler and Jeff Faith took part in the first ever middle school job shadowing program in Effingham County.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Pre-K students raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital

Effingham County High School pre-Kindergarten, along with help from Mrs. Donna Holder's National Art Honors Society, raised $977 for St. Jude's Children Research Hospital. Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Scott taught the pre-K students about how important it is to help others in need.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

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Blankenship initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education

South Effingham’s Sapp takes first place at state FFA convention

MACON- Caroline Sapp of South Effingham placed first in the goat production proficiency competition at the 87th Georgia FFA state convention, held at the Macon Centreplex.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education

School board chooses IE2 governance model

The Effingham County Board of Education has chosen the IE2 model for its system of governance, following a unanimous vote at its May 6 meeting.

May 19, 2015 | Patrick Donahue | Education

School lunch prices going up by 15 cents

School lunch prices are going up next year and could be increasing over the next several years.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

ECMS holds math and science night

From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education

A fond farewell to school system’s retirees

Nearly 500 years of experience in education were celebrated during the Effingham County School System's annual retirement ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education

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